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Department of English
University of Mississippi

Peter Reed




  • Ph.D. in English, Florida State University (2005)
  • M.A. in Humanities, Florida State University (2000)
  • B.A. in English, Harding University (1998)

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Early American Literature
  • Early American and Transatlantic Theatre
  • Performance Studies
  • Critical Race Studies
  • Cultural Studies

Selected Publications:

  • Rogue Performances: Staging the Underclasses in Early American Theatre Culture(Palgrave Macmillan, June 2009)
  • “Conquer or Die: Staging Circum-Atlantic Underclasses in Polly and Three-Finger’d Jack,” Theatre Journal 59 (May 2007): 241-258.
  • “There Was No Resisting John Canoe: Circum-Atlantic Transracial Performance,”Theatre History Studies 27 (2007): 65-85.
  • “Theatrical Rebels and Refugees: The Triumphs of Love, the Haitian Revolution, and American Theatre,” essay in the edited collection Early America and the Haitian Revolution, ed. Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and Michael Drexler, forthcoming 2010.

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